Hervé Touraine is Head of Finance Europe, based in Geneva and Paris.
Hervé represents French and international financial institutions, corporates, sponsors, investors, insurance companies, asset managers and alternative capital providers on French and cross border transactions. He advises on banking, structured finance, securitization, and capital markets transactions.
Hervé has worked on numerous complex, strategic and/or innovative transactions (including many firsts in France and Europe) such as international securitization transactions, covered bonds, corporate structured bonds, project bonds, debt funds and the establishment of dedicated origination and refinancing platforms. He also acts on transactions for financing or refinancing (including liquidity), and for off-balance sheet or regulatory capital purposes and is specialised in handling multi-jurisdictions and multi-practices transactions.
He has developed substantial experience in the energy and infrastructure sector in the context of financing and refinancing transactions, using classical bank structures as well as Euro PP, bond and project bond structures, specialized credit institutions and dedicated debt funds.
Hervé his regularly involved in legislative changes relating to securitization and structured finance in France and regularly publishes and speaks in relation to structure finance markets.